Issue No. 02 - March/April (2005 vol. 25)
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Rajesh Kota , Newisys Inc.
Rich Oehler , Newisys Inc.
Horus lets server vendors design up to 32-way Opteron systems. By implementing a local directory structure to filter unnecessary probes and by offering 64 Mbytes of remote data cache, the chip significantly reduces overall system traffic as well as the latency for a coherent HyperTransport transaction.
Computer System Implementation Multiprocessor Systems
R. Oehler and R. Kota, "Horus: Large-Scale Symmetric Multiprocessing for Opteron Systems," in IEEE Micro, vol. 25, no. , pp. 30-40, 2005.